R&B singer Ne-Yo and longtime vixen girlfriend Crystal Renay have taken the next step in life by tying the knot this weekend.

According to reports, the ceremony went down Saturday (February 20) in California.

The R&B star and model fiancée Crystal Renay tied the knot Saturday in front of family and friends near Los Angeles, PEOPLE can exclusively reveal. “We can’t wait to start our life together,” NE-YO, 36, tells PEOPLE. “We’re looking forward to just being each others’ best friend.” (PEOPLE)

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Ne-Yo also confirmed the big life-changing event on his Instagram page.

@peoplemag @dukeimages THANK YOU.

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Renay also boasted about jumping the broom on her IG page.

First picture as The Smith's!!!! Thanks @peoplemag for sharing our day with us! #BeyondBlessed

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According to reports, the overnight music couple started dating last year.

The newlyweds met about a possible collaboration last year. Soon, they began dating and the R&B gentleman asked for her hand in marriage last summer, saying that he knew there “was something different about her, something special.” (Rap-Up)